packing

Definitions of packing
  1. noun
    the enclosure of something in a package or box
    synonyms: boxing
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    types:
    bundling
    the act of binding something into a bundle
    type of:
    enclosing, enclosure, envelopment, inclosure
    the act of enclosing something inside something else
  2. noun
    any material used especially to protect something
    synonyms: packing material, wadding
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    cardboard, composition board
    a stiff moderately thick paper
    excelsior, wood shavings
    thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing
    binder board, binder's board
    a cardboard used by bookbinders to make covers for books
    card
    thin cardboard, usually rectangular
    corrugated board, corrugated cardboard
    cardboard with corrugations (can be glued to flat cardboard on one or both sides)
    paperboard, poster board, posterboard
    a cardboard suitable for making posters
    pasteboard
    stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper
    strawboard
    a coarse yellow cardboard made of straw pulp
    type of:
    material, stuff
    the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
  3. noun
    carrying something in a pack on the back
    synonyms: backpacking
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    type of:
    carry
    the act of carrying something
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